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Council on Drugs
November 9, 1964

Evaluation of Idoxuridine (IDU)(Dendrid, Herplex, Stoxil)

JAMA. 1964;190(6):535-536. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070190055009

Idoxuridine appears to be an effective agent for the treatment of superficial keratitis caused by herpes simplex virus. However, its therapeutic effectiveness in certain deep or chronic infections has not been established.